Investigations+commence+in+search+of+6+others+connected+to+the+Warakapola+youth%E2%80%99s+murder
Monday, 13 February 2017 - 8:05
Investigations commence in search of 6 others connected to the Warakapola youth’s murder
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Kegalle crime investigations office has launched an investigation in search of 6 suspects connected to the murder of a youth who was beaten to death in Warakapola.

Police noted that 4 of the 5 suspects that were arrested on Saturday, had no connection to the murder.

The suspects were in hiding, in Yattogoda, at the time of arrest.

Police discovered the corpse of the youth in Warakapola, last Friday. The corpse was found with his face masked and hands tied.

It was revealed that the individual was murdered in Pasyala and was dumped in Warakapola.

Police said that the victim worked as a caretaker at a chicken coop.

The group who beat the youth to death, were connected to several acts of larceny.

It has been reported that the victim was not the intended target and that they mistook the youth for someone else.

32-year-old Chinthaka Kalum was a resident of Katugasthota- Senarathgama.

Police noted that a special investigation has commenced with the objective of arresting the main suspect of the murder, Janaka, alias Kumara.

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